Question: So, is software patentable or not...

edA-qa mort-ora-y eda-qa at
Mon Sep 29 09:07:00 UTC 2003

Yes, it is a loaded question, but what is the general consensus towards 
the final wording of the patent law and whether software is effectively 

I also noted that some of the wording in the law may effectively make 
algorithms also not patentable -- such as the MP3 algorithm.  Is this 
way off base, or has Franhaufer just lost their source of income?

edA-qa mort-ora-y
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